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Mar 17, 2013 5:30am PDT
have promised to tackle corruption and keep the economy growing. in his first speech as head of state, xi jinping also spoke of overseeing a chinese renaissance. politicians in pakistan are hoping to reach agreement for an interim government to oversee elections. the prime minister has addressed the nation after his government became the first in the nation's history to serve a full five-year term. more radioactive waste is leaking from the most contaminated nuclear site in the united states. another 2000 liters of waste have recently spilled. over 4 million liters since the 1940's. we have this report from washington state. >> this is the edge of the hanford nuclear station in washington state, a 1500 square kilometers site, with the dubious distinction of being the most contaminated place in america. recently, the government disclosed that six large underground tanks are leaking up radioactive of waste each year. it alarms environmentalists, who fear that it could pass into groundwater in a nearby river. >> the tank leaks are shocking, the size and number. the fact that the departme
Mar 16, 2013 2:00pm PDT
, unraveling confidence across the euro sound. >> despite the small size of the economy, all the developments in cyprus could undermine the progress made in 2012 in stabilizing the euro zone. >> with the banks closed and a public holiday on monday, the levy on bank deposits will come into force on tuesday. the bank is taking immediate steps to prevent electronic money transfers over the weekend. inshe is the economist based cypress, as to what the initial reaction to the news has been. a lot and shot and anger this morning because no one ever thought they would be it the normal depositors. thanng people with more 100,000, but the idea that every man and woman and child, it is a big shock for everybody. there is still a question, this is really going to hit the banking and financial sectors, but the business services sector, which had been a growth sector they have been the one creating jobs and revenue. they have taken a big hit and people will be very wary about using cyprus for business. the short term, cyprus can pay its way. for the longer term, the question is still open. >> more serious
Mar 18, 2013 5:30am PDT
for a job for a long time. i am trying to support my children. >> those involved ways government -- economy -- though zimbabwe's economy has begun recovering, full recovery remains elusive. would coste industry at least $1 billion. it is unlikely they will get the funds anytime soon. mohammed adow, al jaazeera. >> two years ago, a visit by the leader of myanmar to australia would have been highly improbable. now, thein sein -- now thein sein has become the first myanmar president to visit australia in four decades. australia is boosting aid. , civilunited states rights groups are taking the new york city's police department to court, claiming that the stop and frisk policy unfairly targets minorities. this east new york city neighborhood, crime and poverty are rampant -- >> in this east new york city neighborhood, crime and poverty are rampant, that many young men say it is the police they fear most. some were afraid to give their last names in describing their dealings with police. >> how are you all doing? >> i have had going -- had guns pointed at me based on my appearance. stop and fri
Mar 14, 2013 5:30am PDT
economy in the world to second, within just his term. xi jinping will have to focus on shrinking the wealth gap as soon as he gets into office. also, he is taking his first foreign trip to russia. this is largely symbolic. it is to counterbalance america's pivot towards asia. america is really spreading its economic influence and its military. this is china's symbolic show that they are also spreading their base of power all the way to russia. kenya's outgoing prime minister, raila odinga, is refusing to accept defeat in last week's elections. he announced on thursday he would appeal the result in kenya's highest court. >> this is the man who believes he should have been in -- elected kenya's next president. according to official figures, he lost the vote by more than 800,000 ballots here but at a gathering of his parties newly elected -- his part -- by more than 800,000 ballots. but at a gathering of his party's newly elected officials, he said -- >> we must defend the [indiscernible] >> goading the's supporters believe he lost to systematic fraud -- odinga's supporters believe
Mar 16, 2013 7:00am PDT
them, even making a dessert. but one of the main economies for jewish customers is are locusts coacher? that is, does their preparation meet strict jewish dietary laws? the chef says yes. >> there is a seal. it's already kosher, so you can have a look here and see that .here is half for halal and this is the most important sign that it's kosher. >> rabbinacal opinion seems to be divided. some are against the consumption of locusts. others say it's a family adition mainly in yemeni and moroccan and jewish communities. >> since the swarm started in egypt, many people have seen this as an opportunity, especially those who deprom a tradition of eating the locusts. it brings back the memories of it and passes a tradition on to the next generation. >> the swarms are a disaster for farmers across the middle east. crops are being sprayed to try to wipe them out n. egypt, there's been 20 locust swarms in the last eight weeks. israel has even offered to spray across the border. still, some israelis are traveling to the desert to catch their own fresh supply to eat. you go early in the morning or
Mar 20, 2013 5:30am PDT
economy. we stand together because we share a commitment to helping our fellow human beings around the world. when the earth shakes and floods come, our doctors and rest was reached out to help. when people are suffering, from africa to asia, we partnered to fight disease and overcome hunger. piecend together because must come to the holy land. for even as we are clear-eyed about the difficulties we never lose sight of the vision of israel at peace with its neighbors. so, as i began this is it let me say as clearly as we can, the united states of america stands with the state of israel because it is in our fundamental national security interests, it makes us both stronger, it makes us both a more prosperous, and it makes the world a better place. that is why -- [applause] the united states it was the very first nation to recognize the state of israel 65 years ago. that is why the star of david and the stars and stripes flying together today. that is why i am confident in declaring that our alliance is forever. thank you very much. [applause] >> [speaking in foreign language) >> bar
Mar 17, 2013 11:00pm PDT
up lima by going after cartels who control the transport system and regulating the economy of street vendors. they've been deeply unpopular among the war and have become fodder in a campaign to drive her out. >> the process underway is tainted with aggression, lies, distortion, misinformation, manipulation, and even worse, insult at my condition as a woman. it's injuring our citizens and causing negative visions. >> the recall vote is believed to be spearheaded by a former mayor looking for a comeback. he denies those allegations but controls the capital with significant influence as politicians jockey for power ahead of the elections. al jazeera. >> in southwestern colombia, soldiers conducted a raid in the jungle and seized nearly four tons of cocaine. they say they were hided and the confiscated cocaine had a street value of nearly 90 million dollars. 150,000 people have attended the first sunday prayers delivered by the new pope. before that, in an apparent break of precision and protocol, he met the faithful at ground level walking through the streets in st. annesa's church and
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